Have you ever wondered if your state’s tax system is business friendly? Check out the top 10 states with the best state business tax climate and the top 10 worst states in terms of tax friendliness to businesses.
Sometimes you’re presented with opportunities that allow you to gain new markets, grow your business and increase your income. But with excitement and anticipation comes fear and trepidation. Here are some things that can help you overcome the fear of doing something new.
Chances are that your small or home business will lose sales. Do you take the time to study why you lost the sale? It is important to look at the reasons why you lost the sales, and make sure to incorporate the learnings in your next sales call.
The bookstore industry has been hit hard by the changing times. Bookstores are slowly disappearing, and the industry climate remains dim and challenging. Learn how Mitch Kaplan’s Books & Books bookstores are coping – and surviving.
Scarce resources are a fact of business life. In the wake of devastating budget cuts, furloughs, and/or layoffs, however, “normal” levels of scarcity have been exacerbated. The question for many organizations has become, “How do we move forward from here most effectively?”
Just like a professional quarterback, you are incredibly valuable. You are valuable to your company, your colleagues, your staff, your family, your friends, your community, and just as important, to yourself. Like a quarterback, you have a blind side that must be protected at all costs.
These days, everyone seems to be talking about Joint Venture Partnerships, yet there is little definition surrounding what joint ventures are and how you can make them work for you. Let’s shed a little light, shall we?
With the new year, it’s time for you to decide and embrace the new ways of doing business that will help you reduce your operational costs, engage with your customers in a better way, and streamline your business processes so that it becomes easier for you to grow BIG when the time comes. Here are the top business-altering trends that will see a huge acceptance in the year 2011.
Whether you are a solo home-based entrepreneur, work at home mom, freelancer or a small business owner, you can expect to wear many hats. With so many tasks to do, the challenge is to be aware when you are working ON your business – not IN your business.
When 20 percent of the most powerful business leaders in The United States lose their jobs, there is a problem! Top business consultants have argued for business to better strategize, align, and implement.